SAU CFDD
Jan 122012
 

I have a dream of starting a union for everyone in America:

We must have a living wage; all will be able to use the power of their purchases to buy goods and services made in America; this will allow families to be able to use the power of their labor to pay for the things they need; we must have full employment; we will cause the free enterprise to work for all to allow the fair distribution of scarce resources; fair trade agreements, not free trade that simply exploits workers worldwide; trade agreements negotiated by the Union for All (UFA); profit sharing must be part of the contracts; at least four weeks’ vacation every year;  full-benefit package that includes a pension and health care for all; our pledge will be “we make sure that everyone gets what they want,” and this will lead to everyone getting what they want; we must be our brother’s keeper.

We now have about 11.9 percent of the people in a union. It is my goal that we get the other 90 percent to get the 12 things above. Some of the companies have trillions of dollars off shore. They need to provide a plan on how they will use the money, otherwise this money will be used to buy up profitable companies, close them and send the jobs overseas, causing more unemployment.

Robert Davis

 

Davenport

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